Barney enjoys acting and vocal development as essential to versatility in the art of voice overs. He is a lyric writer of spoken word and poetry and writes and sings his own songs, often in gospel form. Has been a drummer in many bands and recordings as well as playing for dance classes over a 25 year period. Barney has been involved in theatre productions and film, as a composer, musician, actor and even wardrobe assistant. He once hosted a Channel 31 talk show and also has a life long interest in the visual arts and paint, with a view to an exhibition. His voice has a particular quality that is rich, versatile warm and compassionate.